The Aberdeen to Lerwick ferry was forced to turn back tonight after a large wave caused damage to the boat.
A beach in Shetland has been cordoned following the discovery of a grenade close to a group of playing children.
A serial offender who pleaded guilty to making 28 nuisance phone calls to the police has been remanded in custody after appearing at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
A row has erupted in the Shetland branch of the Conservative Party after a candidate claimed he was put forward for selection without his consent.
There has been a softening in NHS Shetland's stance on its controversial travel policy, which might ultimately result in the health board ditching unpopular plans to make an overnight ferry trip the default option for patients.
A man from Lerwick whose "animalistic" behaviour saw him threaten his neighbours with a knife before assaulting three police officers has been sentenced to more than a year in jail.
A 31-year-old woman appeared from custody in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday on a petition alleging an abduction.
Theresa May has come under renewed pressure to guarantee the rights of EU citizens based in the UK after figures revealed nearly 200 work at the Westminster Parliament.
Coastal walkers in Shetland have been advised to be on their guard after a large section of cliff at Compass Hill collapsed into the sea earlier this week.
A family fundraising effort to thank two charities that have helped accommodate an eight-month-old baby has raised well in excess of £22,000 following a sponsored head shave at the weekend.
A fisherman was airlifted to hospital after suffering a hand injury while off Shetland yesterday.
A Lerwick man who drove to the town's Tesco supermarket while nearly six times the alcohol limit has had his sentence deferred until April.
A Shetland family whose eight-month-old baby has been receiving chemotherapy for a rare eye cancer has raised almost £10,000 for the ARCHIE Foundation.
A Shetland man who acted aggressively towards his partner has been fined £400.
A man from Lerwick who shouted and swore at his partner before becoming aggressive towards police officers has been fined and given unpaid work to complete.
The customary blast of a foghorn will signal the re-opening of the Sumburgh Head Lighthouse visitor centre and nature reserve this weekend.
Shetland has delivered what could be the first result of the local elections - with candidates in one ward standing unopposed.
A northern lifeboat is undertaking a mission of its own - by going green.
A salmon farm worker who admitted distributing an obscene video depicting sexual activity between a person and an animal has been fined £200.
A 45-year-old man who breached a non-harassment order by approaching his former partner at a Lerwick optician has been jailed for two months.
With the springtime nesting season rapidly approaching, Shetland Islands Council is asking local people to get in touch as soon as possible if they think they have a problem with gulls nesting on their property as the birds can become aggressive once their chicks have hatched.
A 20-year-old man has appeared in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of having a knife in a public place and charged with committing assault to injury.
A Lerwick firm was celebrating the return of a couple of gas canisters decorated to resemble minions from the popular film Despicable Me.
Two roadblocks used in Scalloway during World War II have been recovered after being placed in the sea near to the East Voe junction over 70 years ago.
A regular offender who admitted running into the middle of a road in front of a vehicle and then violently struggling with police has been remanded in custody.
Vandals have trashed a collection of donations of clothes, toys and other items destined to help refugees in an "utterly sickening" spree in Shetland.
A joiner from Lerwick who threatened his neighbours after becoming annoyed by banging noises they made during renovation work has been fined £300.
A man from Lerwick who fraudulently obtained £1,700 from another man by pretending to sign him up to the masonic lodge has been placed under supervision for 18 months.
A pub-goer from Hull who assaulted another man in a Lerwick nightspot and kicked his head after thinking he spilled drink over him has been given 180 hours of unpaid work.
The mum of a family about to welcome its eighth member has launched a petition for her local council and housing association to build bigger homes on the islands.
Hundreds of people have signed a petition urging NHS Shetland to reconsider its decision to send patients to Aberdeen on an overnight ferry rather than by plane.
A man who entered his former partner's home in Shetland last year has been fined £200.